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Video: the emotional reception of the Argentine delegation to Los Pumas de Bronze


The Argentine rugby team was applauded by their peers at the Olympic Village, after obtaining third place.

07/28/2021 3:37 PM

  • Clarí

  • sports

Updated 07/28/2021 3:37 PM

The Pumas 7s defeated Great Britain in the bronze medal match and were the first Argentines to raise the flag to the podium

at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. On their return to the Olympic Village, the rugby boys were received very emotional for the Argentine delegation.

When getting off the bus, those led by Santiago Gómez Cora were awaited by

a large group of Argentine athletes who, singing "I'm Argentine, it's a feeling ...", gave a standing ovation and made a hall of honor to honor the winners of the bronze medal.

"To arrive at the Olympic Village with a medal and for the Argentine athletes to receive us like this. The Pumas 7 are writing important moments of our rugby, and that must be celebrated! An exciting moment in the Olympic Village that will be indelible!"

, was the message they published on the official account of Los Pumas 7s along with the videos of the emotional reception.


The Pumas, in sevens,

made their debut at the Olympic Games with a 29-19 win over Australia.

In the following game, they could not against New Zealand and fell 35-14.

In the last match of the group stage, they

beat South Korea with a resounding 56-0 and sealed their way to the quarterfinals.

In that instance, they had to face South Africa, a match in which they achieved a triumph that took them to the semi-final and, despite losing to Fiji, they

had the opportunity to win the bronze medal against Great Britain.

In that match,

the Albiceleste team won by 17-12 and got the bronze medal,

the first time that Argentina got on the podium in Tokyo 2020.

Look also

Tokyo 2020: how the team that achieved the Olympic bronze of Los Pumas was forged

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, day 6: the Argentine agenda with the return of Pignatiello, Panteras, Leones and BMX

The Pumas are bronze in Tokyo 2020: one by one, all the medals of Argentina in the history of the Olympic Games

Source: clarin

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